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WSU President Elson S. Floyd Statement on Cougar Athletic Director Position

PULLMAN, Wash. - In anticipation of an announcement expected to come from San Diego State University naming Jim Sterk as its athletic director, Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd has released the following statement regarding the athletic director position at WSU:

"We appreciate the contributions that Jim Sterk has made to WSU during his tenure as athletic director. Jim has done great things at WSU, and our athletic programs are stronger because of his leadership. He has positioned WSU Athletics in such a way as to continue a high level of competitiveness and excellence within the Pac-10 and across the nation. Jim has done an outstanding job for our university, and we wish him all the best in his new position.

"Early next week I will meet with the Athletic Department staff to update them on our direction going forward. I have asked Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator Anne McCoy to act as interim athletic director, and she has accepted my request to serve in this capacity. On Wednesday (Feb. 17) I will announce the composition of a search advisory committee to assist in the search for our next athletic director. I expect to identify a successful candidate within the next month.

"Under Jim's leadership, our competitiveness within the Pac-10 Conference and the graduation rates and academic performance of our student-athletes has been greatly enhanced. He has raised the performance of WSU Athletics during his decade of leadership, and the future of Cougar Athletics is bright indeed. Our objective is to continue to advance the academic and athletic performances of our student-athletes under the next athletic director."

Bill Stevens
Media Relations Director
Washington State University

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